a screengrab of my IHG status and received same day confirmation of upgrade to Diamond Select status.
"Your account has been upgraded to Diamond Select and you should receive your new card within the next 6 to 8 weeks. We are truly excited to match your status where you'll have the opportunity to earn even greater rewards.
"We thank you for choosing Best Western Rewards and for your continued loyalty to our brand. If we can be of further assistance please let us know. "
on January 12, 2018